approximal

adjective
ap·​prox·​i·​mal | \ ə-ˈpräk-sə-məl How to pronounce approximal (audio) \

Medical Definition of approximal

: contiguous approximal surfaces of teeth

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“Approximal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/approximal. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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